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Meetings in Galveston Offer a Sunny Disposition
The Galveston area is ripe with meeting venues that can easily entertain an intimate gathering or a large convention. Galveston, with its history and charm, offers a unique locale for company gatherings. Cool bay breezes, the islanders’ graceful Southern hospitality and Victorian small-town setting greets meeting participants and lures them into the belief that they are meeting in paradise.

Diversity is the perfect adjective for the variation of lodging on Galveston Island. Sandy Beaches have helped to create an environment that is both relaxing and inviting. Galveston offers accommodations for business travelers seeking tranquility mixed with modern amenities.

Flagship Hotel Over the Water – The Flagship Hotel is located on Galveston Island's historic Pleasure Pier. Berthed over the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the pier-based hotel stretches 1,000 feet out to sea, offering conferees a panoramic view of the oceanfront from each cabin. For more information contact the sales office at 409-762-9000 or 800-392-6542 or log on

Galveston Island Hilton Resort – The Galveston Island Hilton offers an unrivaled setting ideally situated on the 30-acre San Luis Resort where you can enjoy award-winning island hospitality and world-class accommodations boasting magnificent Gulf views. The hotel offers more than 240 guestrooms with private balconies, most with majestic blue Gulf views. For more information contact the Hilton at 409-744-5000 or 800-HILTONS or log on to

Harbor House at Pier 21 – The Harbor House is a modern day translation of a working waterfront warehouse, recreated as a casual, tasteful 42-room inn-style hotel that has been recently updated. This colorful new dockside haven is the site of an early Galveston Steamship terminal - the perfect vantage point for portside ship watching today. For more information contact the hotel at 409-763-3321 or 800-874-3721 or via its Web site at

Holiday Inn on the Beach – Holiday Inn on the Beach features eight stories of Gulf view rooms on beautiful Galveston Island. Located at the premier San Luis Resort in the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast, most of the 178 rooms at the inn have private balconies that overlook the Gulf or the sparkling outdoor pool. Call 409-740-3581 or 800-HOLIDAY or log on to for more information.

Hotel Galvez: A Wyndham Historic Hotel – A sparkling vision of Victorian elegance rising from the sand and surf, the Hotel Galvez – A Wyndham Historic Hotel, was known as the "Queen of the Gulf" in 1911. For nearly a century, the staff of this charming hotel has entertained guests as diverse as Teddy Roosevelt, Howard Hughes and Frank Sinatra. A $9-million renovation has restored the Hotel Galvez to its rightful place as a timeless showplace on the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Wyndham. This timeless hotel offers 226 guest rooms and suites that offer the charm of yesterday and the modern amenities of today. For more information contact 409-765-7721 or 800-WYNDHAM or visit the Web site at

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center – The Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center is nestled among the lush tropical surroundings and majestic pyramids of Moody Gardens. The hotel features 428 luxurious guestrooms and numerous amenities, including plush bathrobes, lighted vanities, full length mirrors, extra pillows and nightly turndown service. To learn more, contact Moody Gardens at 409-741-8484 or 888-388-8484 or via its Web site

The San Luis Spa, Resort, & Conference Center – An ocean of opportunity waits at The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center. This 30-acre, year-round beachfront resort has earned the AAA Four Diamond Award® for five consecutive years. The 40,000-square-foot conference center has soundproof meeting rooms, ergonomic chairs, individual climate controls and adjustable light and tackable wall surfaces. For more information call 409-744-1500 or 800-445-0090 or log on

The Tremont House: A Wyndham Historic Hotel –This divine hotel is tucked away in the heart of Galveston Island's Strand Historic District. The Tremont House is an affordably elegant European-style hotel that begs for discovery. Sparkling like a precious stone amidst Galveston's famous collection of Victorian architecture, The Tremont House offers a delightful blend of 19th-century charm and 20th-century sophistication, with exemplary service and luxury that have made it a strong favorite among island visitors. Contact Wyndham hotels at 409-763-0300 or 800-WYNDHAM or via its Web site at for more information.

Hawthorne Suites at The Victorian Resort & Conference Center – As The Victorian Resort has added Hawthorn Suites to its name, guests are enjoying the comfort and value of Victorian Resort condominiums and the high level of service provided by Hawthorn Suites. This lushly decorated hotel is a preferred destination of families and business travelers and features high-speed Internet access, garden whirlpools and private balconies. For more information contact The Victorian at 409-740-3555 or 800-231-6363 or log on to

Convention Centers
Galveston is bursting at the seams with venues to hold business meetings and events. The whole city combines rich culture and traditions with modern amenities, making it one of the most sought after meeting and event destinations in Texas. There are three main convention facilities on the island that can accommodate groups of all sizes.

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